The book deals with the reception of Georgian national literature in the context of the world literary process. It depicts the place of Georgian literature on the world literary map, starting from Middle Ages and going through the different periods including the Soviet and Post-soviet epochs. Important terms are world literature, literary canon, Georgian literary canon, and periodization. The research is based upon a comparative approach, using modern theoretical methodologies. The Author provides a professional guide in the world of Georgian literature and the first monograph written on this topic by a Georgian researcher.
Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien, 2018. 154 pp.
World Literature – Canon and Its National Implications – History of Georgian Literature and the World Literary Process
– At the Sources of Soviet Totalitarianism – Post-Soviet Georgian Literature: On the Difficult Path of Transformation – Shifting
and Re-Discovery of Identity.